A-Z Glossary Terms

Appalachia

(noun) - a mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico

apprentice

(noun) - a person who is bound by legal agreement to serve a tradesperson for a certain time to learn a trade or art

aquifer

(noun) - a pocket of groundwater

arable

(adjective) - able to support the growing of crops

archaeologist

(noun) - a person who studies material remains, such as utensils, stone carvings and architecture

architect

(noun) - a person who designs buildings

artifact

(noun) - an object made by a person, especially an object found at an archaeological site

atlatl

(noun) - a tool used by early Native Americans to throw a spear

atmosphere

(noun) - the envelope of gases, aerosols, and other materials that surrounds Earth and is held closely by gravity

Backcountry

(noun) - the frontier, or less populated area of North and South Carolina

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